Read the post on Quartz.
Found via Yanis Varoufakis’ blog.
‘[The Laked District is] desolate, and devoid of bird life. I think it is an environmental crime. We need to look at it as a wounded landscape. It has been changed over millennia by lots of different forces, and we are not letting it bounce back to the exciting wildlife-filled area it could be. Sheep […]
Did you know that the UK alone gets through 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups every year? And that despite the PR from a few of the big chains, they are essentially not recyclable? I didn’t. Here’s a good article by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on the subject.
An old university friend of mine put the following on Facebook. I think it’s succinct and brilliant: To be clear, without defining Brexit, the phrase, “Brexit means Brexit” means nothing. – Jack Perschke
I love George Monbiot. I mentioned in a recent post that I saw him speak about rewilding in Penrith a couple of weeks ago. In that talk he referenced a lecture that he gave to the UK National Parks conference. The gist of his lecture was that the UK’s national parks should be redesignated as […]
Last Friday I saw Sean Lock at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal for a work-in-progress performance. One of my favourite lines of the night was this one about Richard Branson’s business practices: What Richard Branson does is turn up, fire half the staff, put those left on short-term contracts, paint everything red and then […]
I read this this morning. It’s a sublime observation of where web design has come from, and where it is hopefully going.